The amount of time we have available every day is limited. Not every entrepreneur can put in 18-hour days — personal obligations and family life take up time, making it important that we maximize the time we do have allocated for business. Here are five time-wasting habits that many entrepreneurs are guilty of.
Here are five time-wasting habits that many entrepreneurs are guilty of. Eliminate these and watch your productivity increase.
You have to learn to delegate if you are ever going to be productive. All entrepreneurs are guilty of this at some point, especially in the beginning. You think you can handle everything — but as tasks and responsibilities stack up the weight on your shoulders becomes unbearable and everything collapses.
One of the hardest things to do is say no. Personally, it took me a while to learn that it was physically impossible to try to accommodate every request that was presented to me. This circles around to point number one above — I thought I could do it all. I didn’t want to disappoint anyone. If I received a request for a quick 15-minute chat, I would squeeze it in. Read more…